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Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
's education program most sheltered place transportation and logistics hub. what part of the current plans as a transit country between moscow and brussels what book it makes me pee what security in the middle east. what how iraq in the contact group agreed upon you. the couple city's development. how will cost an arm looked like in the future what did you know which end to the family tree and read about it. let cool discuss the major events of the off week the little known figure and in the middle. just need today to help analyze the most important local and international news development. the full compels the to do. this fossil is the date of the first temple december thirst bit about some of the institute of the president of the stump was cited with the collapse of the soviet union. in december of nineteen ninety one as the wall which in amazement. the soviet union disintegrated in the fifteen separate countries. on the twenty four nineteen ninety a year before the solution if obama by four appointed as a present of kazakhstan. to the mall of all the events of that unit mr was telling
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
forces last month. bernard smith has more from cairo. >> former center of islamic education in egypt has been one of the focal points for people, students protesting the coup that deposed mohamed morsi back in september. there's fighting still ongoing despite the arrests, between students and security forces all day. in fact it seems to have stepped up over the past few days, protests pretty much all the time but yesterday we had a group of women students just outside the university beaten up by local residents and by security forces, we are told. earlier last month we had 21 students facing trial for previous protests at al assad university and we have another 12 students who have been jailed for 17 years for protesting again at that same university. so a considerable crack down by the security forces against the students and at al assad university and they are continuing to protest and they seem to be gathering in intensity. >> thailand will hold its parliamentary plekses o election january 2nd, after yin luck shinawatra has, run the country. wayne hay reports from bangkok. >> the lead
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am PST
highlighting the fact that a lot of this job growth, good jobs, manufacturing, education, construction. so they say that those are signs that the economy is moving in the right direction. at the same time, as you point out, the white house looking at those numbers and using them to argue that unemployment insurance should be extended for 1.3 million americans. they point out that within those economic figures you can see 4 million americans have been unemployed for six months or more. here's what president obama had to say in his weekly address. take a listen. >> for many families it can be the difference between hardship and catastrophe. it makes a difference for a mother who suddenly doesn't know if she will be able to put food on the table for his kids or a father who lost his job and is looking for a new one. last year it ended 2.5 people out of poverty and cushioned the blow for many more. >> now, alex, republicans are making the opposite argument. they are saying that the low unemployment rate or relatively low unemployment rate speaks to the fact that the economy doesn't need more s
Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
the team meeting government had commissioned to develop into a catch though education she caught on a dt and the private sector the country's growing to include cyclone. a welsh know christ. you and meaning long woohoo. i eye. the key to the city is in berlin this is the journal. it can be with us. the story. gale force winds battering northern europe in the first one to store. goalies to amber shares in ukraine. most western foreign ministers meeting in kiev expressed support for the opposition this is rich in year to europe remain at record lows ecb chief sunday threatened to punish banks that don't pass it on to clients the it'll be your main account or if your store again for swings and wants to lead to the north this week canadians pay the founding forecasters are calling on the first major winter storm in northern germany ferries and trains have been canceled schools closed and residents are being asked to stay indoor. scotland and britain killing at least two people and the thing behind the creator of damage and destruction. ominous clouds covered the city of glasgow as wa
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
there are five things we can do to fix education in america >> the united states has education apartheid, that's the facts... >> talk to al jazeera with m. night shayamalan sunday at 7et / 4pt on al jazeera america >> welcome back, you're watching the news hour in al jazeera. a recap. demanding that the president resign. >>> lebanese government has sent in the army to take control of the northern city of tripoli. prime minister says they will remain there for the next six months. and thailand's prime minister has defended her government amid growing opposition on the street. hospital officials say two protestors were shot and wounded during latest confrontation with police. >>> now it's a multibillion industry that's never out of fashion. but it does have a dark side, tannery officials earn little more than $2 a day. as part of our two part investigation into the industry, rob reynolds went to meet some of the workers in a slum in dacca. >> of the dirty jobs bangladesh is t to survive, these tannery workers are day in and day out amid the rotting corpses of animals. mohamed says he's 14 but lo
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
cahealth care a education, we're still in it but it's just changed phases. >> one of the things that has to change, and one of the things professor ogletree said about him being a patriot, it is a much different world then than it is now. the great cold war was on at that time and the south african government was aligned with the united states. and people who were seeing that struggle were seeing the south african government as an ally of the united states and not paying enough attention to the big human rights issues. but the big issue going forward now is president zuma in south africa now and does he get the lessons from the life and leadership of president mandela and other leaders in africa, and not just that continent but around the world that they can take something away from that. there are not going to be a lot of people dancing in the streets because they're mourning the loss of mugabwe, for example, next door, but i hope the lesson this week and the days to come, that people will see the real value of the kind of leadership that was not self-centered and it was not based on di
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
education and prevention his mission. >> you need to protect yourself, you need to respect yourself. >> reporter: today, smith and others came to prince george's community college to answer questions and most important, to get students tested. >> for prince george's county, this is a big deal. we are second in the state of maryland with new on set hiv cases. >> reporter: part of the event was getting students to talk, open up, to help a group perform skits related to choices college students are faced with. >> people will tell you they are using protection because they don't feel comfortable letting you know they met somebody and didn't use protection. they'll be final because he's nice or cute. >> it doesn't discriminate. if you are having sex, it is possible you could be hiv positive and not know it. >> reporter: the disease doesn't discriminate of the 5600 people living with hiv, 86% of them are african-american. because of the stigma, people still aren't getting tested. >> i don't think that is being discussed in our community as widely and broadly as it should be. >> reporter:
Dec 1, 2013 9:00pm EST
the education secretary continues to look at this, and we will see what we can do. >> in my constituency, as in many others, small and medium- sized enterprises are the engine room of the economy, so why are business rates rising by an average of nearly £2,000 in this parliament? >> i can tell the hon. lady what we have done on business rates, which is to extend the freeze on business rates that the last government were going to get rid of. what we are also doing on business rates is to have a £2,000 cut in national insurance for every business in the country. for small businesses up and down our high streets, i cannot think of anything that will make a bigger difference than seeing their national insurance bill go down by £2,000 and being able to employ more people. on the subject of how to help business, how on earth can it be a good idea to say that you want to increase corporation tax as you go into the next parliament? that seems to me absolutely mad a new labour jobs tax. >> by the end of this year, more than 8,000 people in our country will have been diagnosed with pancreatic c
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
. if you look on a very macro , our education system is skills so thatr business can get the candidates they need from the u.k.. on a micro scale, business rates is just one of them. >> this is something you are very passionate about on a personal level. you put a proposal forward. what is the one thing you would do to change it? >> we are all about families, moms and kids and dads. we have a lot of women and a lot of part-time people, people with great skill to work coming back work 80 after having their children. it struck me that the two challenges with skills in our people,is those sort of and there are the young training people. you could have a scheme where you can get part-time work is back on the shoulder parts of that part-time work, getting those guys who haven't training to work, shadow and get some experience in a work environment. the employer gets to people covering one job. two people get training and the government gives them employment. a real society issue we have got is those million people. >> i am a person that is working for you. i have got kids, i am running aroun
Dec 8, 2013 11:00am PST
and education, we're still in it but it's just changed phases. >> one of the things that has to be learned, and one of the things professor ogletree said about him being a patriot, it is a much different world then than it is now. the great cold war was on at that time and the south african government was aligned with the united states. and people who were seeing that struggle were seeing the south african government as an ally of the united states and not paying enough attention to the big human rights issues. but the big issue going forward now is president zuma in south africa and does he get the lessons from the life and leadership of president mandela and other leaders in africa, and not just that continent but around the world that they can take something away from that. there are not going to be a lot of people dancing in the streets because they're mourning the loss of mugabwe, for example, next door, but i hope the lesson this week and the days to come, that people will see the real value of the kind of leadership that was not self-centered and it was not based on division but on
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
are much more highly educated and well trained. they are dealing with complex software systems and they are costing more because we invest a lot more in them and it costs more to retain them. there are opportunities in the private sector that are greater. part of the thing driving these military personnel costs to some degree is the technological advancement and the fact that we are expecting -- what we are expecting out of them in terms of training and performance is higher than it was 23 years ago. host: earlier you mentioned the cost of military pay. a "new york times" op-ed last month suggested that military pay should be put on the table. host: do you think it is likely that pay would be a target as the pentagon looks to cut costs? guest: i think that pay as a target is an interesting idea. i don't think anyone is going to flat-out reduce military pay. "the new york times" editorial notes this is a politically and emotionally fraught area of the budget to be debating. i cannot imagine an area where people would be saying you are going to be getting less than this year. wha
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
experience or they will exchange out for education, for a couple of the years. a lot of people coming out of college may have part-time jobs elsewhere or going through a difficult economic time with the job market that it has recently been, how do we have the ability to get that experience? a lot of young people are looking for jobs to be able to get that experience and learn obvious job training that maybe they are not getting through their college career. what is your college background and are you still paying off college loans? caller: i am. i just finished my masters degree. i am currently employed at i has been in the job market, i have been in the professionals setting since i was 16 years old. i spent a lot of time building that experience, maybe not making as much as other people. if i am thankful i have had that ability to get that experience. i am finding a lot of young people participate in clubs and organizations, whether or not they are getting paid or getting whatever they can to get a tiny bit of experience on their resume. aret of companies out there looking for 5, 10, 10
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
. a fascinating character. to many jews, highly educated, and using. from newport rhode island, and fantastic american was from a very good ones family who went to yale, ph.d. at harvard. the aged 27 he was given charge of the survey of all the lands between sacramento and the west of cheyenne. a hundred miles to the north and south, the 40th parallel survey. to consider years. the books and maps. could cost hundreds of thousand dollars. beautifully, beautifully accomplished. and he had all sorts of amazing adventures while doing the survey, but as a reward for doing so well he was appointed to be the first-ever director of the newly established body count the united states geological survey which, of course, today the country in its entirety. the move to new york, the headquarters of the usgs and he was the first director. the second was john wesley powell. his personal life is what i want to mention briefly. i was astonished when i stumbled across it. help no one will hold this against and, but he was a sexually energetic in man, but he did not like white women. he loved native american wom
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
at the time-- "do i need surgery?" so i want to educate them. i don't want to say, "honey, you're going to be fine. take my medicine and go." but yet she's the type of patient, i think if i said that, she would have been fine. i think there are some patients who do well with a doctor who makes an assessment fully in their own mind, makes a decision, informs the patient what's best for them, gives them the prescription, and the visit is over. there are other patients where that just isn't going to work because they won't take the medication if they haven't been told more what's going on, the reasons why, the possible side effects and risks of medication, and their other choices, and the possible outcomes of those choices. another pothole is there are some systematic errors that we make in judging one alternative versus another, one treatment versus another, for example. one product versus another. and so we need to be alert to ways that we can circumvent these errors in judgment, ways, for example, that we can interpret the kinds of words that physicians use to indicate probabilities, li
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
votes you can muster on your side? >> we didn't raise votes in this, we just educated that parties of the financial situation. regarding what is going on. we will see this assembly on the 20th. what kind of votes against and revoke this vote. i can't tell you actually. we can pass on the brazilian asset docs if you want. >> what is your backup plan for the brazilian asset of telecom italia? shareholderswe as proposed in 2010 a merge between and oi.azil we do know what kind of synergies are in place in the case of a merger. that a standalone t i m brazil would have a nice growth path for the next three years, i would say. then ultimately we will see what will be the best outcome for tam brazil. the worstthis is moment to sell t i m brazil. the reason why i am saying that is because the sacrifice we are doing on the margins is because of gaining participation in the market traded has been shown detrimental to telefonica and some other players that we're gaining shares in the market. right now would not be the proper time to sell it in brazil anyway. on a standalone basis. >> i'm so s
Dec 3, 2013 5:30am PST
hundred students at the university and one he claimed of topics including education exchange programs and the uk its visa policy later he is expected to hold meetings with the late on experience in shanghai to promote bilateral trade ties on monday county showed his support for the famous british brand gather land rover satisfactory. he later spoke at the uk chinese business and it's made clear his desire for a tiny eu deal catherine safin said he was the first european leader to champion said the deal had discussed the issue with other eu member states the deal would address the services little eye patients and better intellectual property rights protection. we allow cctv america has spoken to bruce's stokes the director of global economic package used at pew research center. still it has some analysis on the likelihood of an eu china trade deal and an outlook on tiny uk economic relations probably appealing to a base in britain we know incarcerated pew that the british are overwhelmingly supported free trade. eighty seven percent i bought the highest in the world. um there's a lot o
Dec 3, 2013 10:30am PST
this time pt ppa music. give me some julie thank you for real education something that is of the two pink. and then finish. i don't know then i can use the area. i just get out of my system. i forced written on them and singing and entertainment. two on and on. and yes he may as well here are the navigation or teaching. sen constable park was being honored language you know he's east northeast of their own beat. notice in this country to the state and the cars to market. that he had bit like is the right field to hold a variety of costumes. oh and can then goes to women who would be today. well some of them has the torch and some of them had the opportunity to pursue the dream. well some of them now. four dishes and i can use it. my goal. her bow to the young shaman are the senior and he said. it just to continue the hard work and be brave and i made this face right before graham said. it just to show up on the war. the our father who is to have it. the deep other food authority behind him said. shea. you new wing will do little little little little headline news on and on australian aut
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
elementary school education is designed to be called recruits. developing tools for these personalities as well as their mark. you know. and one. and when. i am thus leading to be. here's the top stories this the duration and reconciliation. it should only be going to let go major storms went into her blackouts
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
in the field of agriculture and agricultural education. thank you, mr. speaker and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentleman from california, mr. waxman, for five minutes. mr. waxman: thank you very much, mr. speaker. on february 15, a small group of democratic members of the house joined together to form the safe climate caucus. we vowed to come to the house every day to talk about the defining environmental challenge of our time, climate change. today marks the 100th day we have spoken on the house floor. the safe climate caucus is composed of representatives from across this country. we come from the west coast, the east coast, the north and the south and the midwest. we come from coastal regions, urban areas and rural communities. we represent a cross-section of america. we started the safe climate caucus because of the enormous disconnect that exists between what scientists are telling us about the dangers of climate change and the conspiracy of silence and denial that exists in this house. there is a mou
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
, meeting very educated, sophisticated, intelligent black people but who were living in horrible conditions and simply being disgusted coming from the united states watching what was going on in the 1980s and seeing the dramatic change that happened only a few years later in the early '90s. remind our viewers about what has changed in south africa over a relatively short span. >> reporter: well, it's nearly 20 years since democracy here, in 1994 when mandela became the first black president, and just remember, apartheid was a brutal regime but it was made up of lots, hundreds of petty little laws that all together created this racial monster so black people couldn't come into the towns to stay, to live. you know, there was a real sense of two separate nations. nelson mandela along with many of the anc and other political parties all created the environment by which this was broken over the decades. it didn't take a short time to do. it was years and years and years of protests and of defiance. here's a life that is remarkable. started in 1918 at the end of the first world war. let's take a
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
was one of the lucky few to get a formal education. it was also among these hills the young man experienced african democracy first hand. he listened to council chiefs and elders debating issues for hours until they reached consensus on an issue. the traditional leader says this vital lesson influenced mandela years later as president when he helped shape south africa's modern democracy and reconciled blacks and whites. >> he has struggled both with the african and the balancing act that has been worked upon through mandela's leadership to insure that it ends in a peaceful and free country. >> reporter: in his 20s, mandela left rural life for johannesburg where he studied law and soon rose to political prominence but he was always proud of his heritage and he appeared in court wearing traditional robes at the trial in 1964. it was a healing moment when his father's chieftanship was returned to the family in 2007 and handed to mandela's grandson mandola. he says family and planned history is pivotal to his grntd father's identity. >> we would like to tell the story of the mandela
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am EST
, i'm focusing on taking care of them, making them happy, and make sure they get the education so that they don't have to work a fast food restaurant at $9.31. >> the university of pittsburgh is held up as a model of recovering from a decline, striking the right mix of development to allow to weather the cycle of boom and bust that has devastated other cities. we investigate. >> so much of eric's life sounds like a fantasy. an old industrial slag heap is in a city -- there's a culture, there's reasons for smart people to come -- >> i cannot recall ever saying that he wants to be someplace else. in his terms, what do we need to do to make us better, that fits our needs. >> and it is leadier in health care and technology. pittsburgh does tunes the huge wealth -- >> thank you very much. three wickets, could have been better in the final session of three. after some ill tempered exchanges in the first half, no less competitive this i'mout. >> we still hate each other's guts. [ laughter ] >> i told michael clarke i'd rip his ears off. this is also going to be a bit of a niggle. >> a lo
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
's county is using world aids day to educate students about the disease. an aids awareness seminar took place today. students were able to get their blood tested. the theater group performed skits to get students to talk about prevention. they have the second highest number of hiv aids cases in the state. 5600 people are infected with the disease. 86% of them are african-american. >>> doctors are working to reduce the number of twins born after advanced fertility help. twins have a higher likelihood of premature birth and health problems. the number of larger multiple births increased. a conference for the american society of reproductive medicine discussed the trend and the goal to start with one embryo rather than multiples. >>> a medical technician is accused of infecting dozens in maryland with hepatitis. today, he learns his role. >>> a plane swarmed by paramedics upon landing. >>> today investigators in scotland say the pilot of a police helicopter didn't put out emergency calls just before crashing through the roof of a crowded pub in glasgow last week. the chopper was removeed f
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >>> welcome back to a special edition of "new day." we start again, of course, with the passing of nelson mandela. you're looking at live pictures down in south africa. the news is sad to be sure but it is also definitely reason for celebration, because of the life and legacy of nelson mandela. people have been gathering outside his house. you will hear now singing, chanting, because remember, the greatest example of nelson mandela was the epitome of learning how to have joy in your heart even through the greatest of adversity. that's what we're seeing in south africa being echoed around the world and continuing to grow as word spreads of the passing of this great leader. we have arwa damon there outside the celebration. what's the latest from there, arwa? >> reporter: it's quite incredible to be out h
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
for foreigners, any westerners, to be inside benghazi? any idea, he must be committed to education. why was they that area? why did he teach that the school? what was behind his mission, if you will? >> reporter: it's hard to know with clarity at the moment. what we do know, reports coming from students, that are coming from the principal there, saying that he was a very, very sweet man, students there posting on social media saying that he was dedicated to them, that he made a difference to only bright light in everything happening to them in benghazi, he appears to be a man very dedicated to helping young libyans aspire to their dreams. >> nic, thanks for that. nic robertson, reporting for us from new york. somebody who spent a bit of time in libya. just seems odd to be in public in benghazi given what's happened there. >> unfortunate story for the situation there. >>> of course the pope making more news. >> every day. >> setting to fight child sex abuse in the catholic church head onnen assembling a pan toll advise him on protecting children frpedophile. >> this is after the pope met
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am PST
that their parents were not able to get an education. their parents were not able to ride the same buses, use the same transport that white people did. never mind employment opportunities. and they do feel a sense of responsibility they were telling us, that it is up to them, especially at this juncture in south africa's history to remind south africa's current politicians, its current government exactly what it was that any son mandela and all the others around him sacrificed for, and that was a free democratic, prosperous nation where people were treated with dignity. at the end of the day, this is still a country facing a lot of challenges and a lot of problems. >> all right. arwa damon, thank you so much. i had a chance to visit south africa in october of last year. a lot of young people still feel like he is their leader, the father of the country despite the fact there's totally new leadership at the is the one they're most influenced by, most moved by. >> it shocks a lot of people, he only served one term as president. >> it was very brief. >> he passed the mantle on to zuma. but one t
Dec 9, 2013 8:30am EST
for education for every child so that we could be the first generation in history where every child went to school. and he warned us when we had that press conference, he said that to get every child to school we would have to end child labor, and we'd have to end child marriage and we'd have to end the discrimination against -- a campaign that he and his wife have been involved in ever since. and typically, nelson mandela at the beginning of his conference said that the cause was so urgent, they had now come out of retirement so that he could prosecute the cause. and at the end of the press conference, he said it was now up to the younger generation, and he was returning to his retirement now. [laughter] and then i visited him in south africa the week that his son died of aids. and while mourning and in grief and shocked by the event, he insisted in coming out to the waiting press with me. and he said that aids was not to be treated as a moral judgment. it was to be treated exactly like the tuberculosis that he had suffered as a disease in need of cure. his greatness as vast as the cont
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
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Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
. by educating the public. >> next up we'll listen to president ford himself announcing the result of her surgery. >> i justice returned from the hospital, where i saw betty, as she came from the operating room. the doctor has assured me that she came through the operation all right. [applause] [applause] it's been a difficult 36 hours. our faith will sustain us, and betty would expect me to be here. >> in a few weeks, i will complete my chemotherapy treatments. and that will be another milestone for me. since that first year, i have not talked much about the differences in my experience with cancer. but at that time, my mas sect my and the discussion about it -- i was really pleased to see it because it prompted a large number of women to go and get checkups in their local communities. it made my recoup ration easier because i new that i was helping others. i make this progress report to help cheer up those who have just had an operation for cancer, and to encourage them to keep up their good spirits. part of the battle against cancer is to fight the fear that accompanies the disease. >> and of
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
local school districts educate military children. the bill will extend existing military land withdrawals in a number of places that would otherwise expire, leaving the military without critical testing and training capabilities. the bill includes a new land withdrawal to enable the marine corps to expand its training area at 29 palms. the bill provides needed funding authority for the destruction of syrian chemical weapons stockpiles and for efforts of the jordanian armed forces to secure that country's border with skier syria. earlier today, general martin dempsey, the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, wrote a whrer to the leadership of the senate and the house of representatives in which he strongly urges completion of action on the national defense authorization act this year. general dempsey's letter provides a long list of essential authorities that will lapse if this bill is not enacted. the -- and this is one just -- one paragraph that of his bill l -- his letter. the authorities are crit l cal to the nation's defense and are urgently needed to ensure that we all
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